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- To retain user preferences - for example, cookies stored by your web browser help us to recognise you if you return to our site at a later stage. This can save you time on future visits by storing information you may have previously entered onto our site.
- 2. Collect website usage information via Google Analytics – we anonymously track how visitors interact with the University website, including where they came from and what they did whilst on our website. This is then used by us to provide a better online experience. We do not track users once they leave the University website.
What cookies we use
The cookies we currently use and may be set during your visit are:
|Cookie||Purpose|| Further information|
|These cookies are used for service provision and performance.||Expires once the session has ended.|
|LJMUPreferences||This cookie will store your choice of cookie use on our website.||Set only when permission is given, expires after 1 year. |
|LJMU_Courses_Selector_1||This cookie helps with navigating the courses area of our website by remembering the kind of course you have searched for, for example Undergraduate or Postgraduate.||Expires after two weeks.|
The Google Analytics cookies we currently use are:
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|| _utma expires after two years, _utmb expires 30 minutes after the session has ended, _utmc expires once the session has ended and _utmz expires after 6 months.|
You can opt-out of our website analytics tracking by clicking on the following link.
A message should then appear to confirm your preference. Please note this will not delete any existing Google Analytics cookies you may have for this website, but will prevent further activity tracking.
Third party cookies
If you wish to control what cookies you use, you can change your internet browser setting at any time. However, please note that in disabling cookies, some website functionality may be lost.
Liverpool John Moores University will be working to make our website adhere to the new Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations that came in to force on 26 May 2011.
For more information about cookies please visit All About Cookies.